California Water Service Group Holding Company Profile (NYSE:CWT)

About California Water Service Group Holding

California Water  Service Group Holding logoCalifornia Water Service Group is a holding company that provides water utility and other related services in California, Washington, New Mexico and Hawaii through its subsidiaries. It operates through supply and distribution of water, and providing water-related utility services segment. Its business comprises the production, purchase, storage, treatment, testing, distribution and sale of water for domestic, industrial, public and irrigation uses, and for fire protection. It provides non-regulated water-related services under agreements with municipalities and other private companies. The non-regulated services include water system operation, billing and meter reading services. Non-regulated operations also include the lease of communication antenna sites and lab services. Its subsidiaries include California Water Service Company, New Mexico Water Service Company, Washington Water Service Company, Hawaii Water Service Company, Inc., CWS Utility Services and HWS Utility Services LLC.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Water Utilities
  • Sub-Industry: Water Utilities
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CWT
  • CUSIP: 13078810
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $32.13
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $31.52
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $30.36
  • 52-Week Range: $21.01 - $35.62
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.92
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 23.45
  • P/E Growth: 3.41
  • Market Cap: $1.54B
  • Outstanding Shares: 47,970,000
  • Beta: 0.59
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 7.43%
  • Return on Equity: 6.94%
  • Return on Assets: 1.92%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.87%
  • Current Ratio: 0.79%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.76%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $28.67 (10.78% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/6/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$33.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
4/19/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/7/2016GabelliDowngradeBuy -> Hold$31.00View Rating Details
2/26/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$26.00 -> $24.00View Rating Details
2/22/2016Hilliard LyonsDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2016        
7/28/2016Q216$0.24$0.24$121.55 million$152.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.03($0.02)$102.65 million$121.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2016Q4$0.20$0.18$117.57 million$138.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q3$0.67$0.52$183.36 million$183.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.37$0.21$166.85 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.01$0.03$104.06 million$122.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2015Q414$0.18$0.24$116.70 million$137.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.68$0.70$205.51 million$191.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.29$0.36$159.46 million$158.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114($0.07)($0.11)$111.52 million$110.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2014Q413$0.52$0.12$123.68 million$133.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.52$0.61$182.83 million$184.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2013Q2 2013$0.27$0.28$145.73 million$154.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013($0.03)$116.17 million$111.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/27/2013Q4 2012$0.09$0.12$117.42 million$121.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.58$0.56$176.18 million$178.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.33$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2012$0.04$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/29/2012$0.18$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.61$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.25$0.29ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011$0.08$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2011$0.34$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.04 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.37 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q3 20161$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q4 20161$0.19$0.19$0.19
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT)
Annual Dividend:$0.69
Dividend Yield:2.15%
Dividend Growth:2.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:75.00% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
66.35% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
50.36% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:48 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/27/2016quarterly$0.178/4/20168/8/20168/19/2016
4/27/2016quarterly$0.175/5/20165/9/20165/20/2016
1/27/2016quarterly$0.172/4/20162/8/20162/19/2016
10/28/2015quarterly$0.1711/5/201511/9/201511/20/2015
7/29/2015quarterly$0.178/6/20158/10/20158/21/2015
4/29/2015quarterly$0.172.81%5/7/20155/11/20155/22/2015
1/29/2015quarterly$0.172.58%2/5/20152/9/20152/20/2015
10/29/2014quarterly$0.162.55%11/6/201411/10/201411/21/2014
10/17/2014oct 14$0.1310/31/201411/17/2014
7/30/2014quarterly$0.162.85%8/7/20148/11/20148/22/2014
4/30/2014quarterly$0.162.92%5/8/20145/12/20145/23/2014
1/29/2014quarterly$0.162.76%2/6/20142/10/20142/21/2014
10/30/2013quarterly$0.162.94%11/7/201311/12/201311/25/2013
7/31/2013quarterly$0.162.92%8/8/20138/12/20138/23/2013
4/24/2013quarterly$0.163.24%5/2/20135/6/20135/17/2013
1/30/2013quarterly$0.163.28%2/7/20132/11/20132/22/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 73.31%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/13/2016Timothy D TreloarVPSell518$32.06$16,607.08View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016David B HealeyVPSell1,000$28.61$28,610.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2016Michael B LuuVPSell849$28.69$24,357.81View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Lynne P McgheeVPSell6,000$26.04$156,240.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Terry BayerDirectorBuy2,722$25.17$68,512.74View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Ronald D WebbVPBuy1,000$22.28$22,280.00View SEC Filing  
7/13/2015George A VeraDirectorBuy4$23.73$94.92View SEC Filing  
5/14/2015Peter C NelsonDirectorSell10,000$23.85$238,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Peter C NelsonDirectorSell10,000$23.91$239,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Peter C NelsonDirectorSell10,000$23.68$236,800.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2015Peter C NelsonDirectorSell4,803$24.39$117,145.17View SEC Filing  
3/10/2015Peter C NelsonDirectorSell10,000$24.00$240,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015Peter C NelsonDirectorSell10,000$24.14$241,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2015Peter C NelsonDirectorSell5,000$24.64$123,200.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2014Peter C NelsonDirectorSell10,000$24.64$246,400.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2014Peter C NelsonDirectorSell10,000$25.02$250,200.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2014Peter C NelsonDirectorSell10,000$25.45$254,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Robert GuzzettaInsiderSell7,597$24.68$187,493.96View SEC Filing  
11/11/2014George A VeraDirectorBuy4$25.57$102.28View SEC Filing  
5/12/2014Lynne McgheeInsiderSell3,580$21.65$77,507.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2013Martin KropelnickiCEOBuy1,370$19.00$26,030.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Lester A SnowDirectorBuy2,751$20.62$56,725.62View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Martin A KropelnickiCOOBuy7,753$20.62$159,866.86View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Paul G TownsleyVPBuy3,001$20.62$61,880.62View SEC Filing  
3/5/2013Peter C NelsonCEOBuy12,504$20.62$257,832.48View SEC Filing  
8/6/2012David B HealeyInsiderBuy2,814$18.65$52,481.10View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for California Water Service Group Holding (NYSE:CWT)
DateHeadline
publicnow.com logoNew Cal Water Projects Improve Neighborhood Water Services (NYSE:CWT)
www.publicnow.com - September 28 at 9:25 AM
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www.capitalcube.com - September 22 at 4:38 PM
capitalcube.com logoCalifornia Water Service Group breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CWT-US : September 21, 2016 (NYSE:CWT)
www.capitalcube.com - September 21 at 8:45 AM
publicnow.com logoHawaii Water Service Company Receives Regulatory Approval on 2015 Rate Case (NYSE:CWT)
www.publicnow.com - September 14 at 9:43 PM
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www.nationaldailypress.com - September 11 at 9:02 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoCALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:CWT)
biz.yahoo.com - September 6 at 9:26 PM
publicnow.com logoCalifornia Water Service Completes New Well and Tanks Serving Kern River Valley's Lakeland, South Lake Customers (NYSE:CWT)
www.publicnow.com - September 6 at 4:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSettlement Agreement Reached in California Water Service's 2015 General Rate Case (NYSE:CWT)
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marketrealist.com - August 25 at 4:33 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - August 16 at 4:36 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to California Water Service Group : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:CWT)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 4:37 PM
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www.capitalcube.com - August 5 at 9:56 AM
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www.capitalcube.com - August 3 at 4:37 PM
rttnews.com logoCalifornia Water Service Group Holding Q2 Earnings Climb 17% (NYSE:CWT)
www.rttnews.com - July 28 at 10:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCalifornia Water Service Group posts 2Q profit (NYSE:CWT)
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publicnow.com logoCalifornia Water Service Group Announces Second Quarter and Year to Date 2016 Results (NYSE:CWT)
www.publicnow.com - July 28 at 10:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCalifornia Water Service Group Board of Directors Declares 286th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:CWT)
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 4:30 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoCALIFORNIA WATER SERVICE GROUP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:CWT)
biz.yahoo.com - July 25 at 4:34 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to California Water Service Group : July 20, 2016 (NYSE:CWT)
www.capitalcube.com - July 20 at 12:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCalifornia Water Service Group Schedules Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Results Announcement and Teleconference (NYSE:CWT)
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 4:30 PM
equities.com logoCalifornia Water Service Group (CWT) Hits New 52-week High During June 29 Session (NYSE:CWT)
www.equities.com - July 1 at 4:34 PM
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www.nasdaq.com - July 1 at 4:34 PM
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www.4-traders.com - June 29 at 9:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCalifornia Water Service Group Named a Top Workplace in Bay Area for Fifth Consecutive Year (NYSE:CWT)
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 5:13 PM
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www.capitalcube.com - June 27 at 3:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCalifornia Water Service Eases Water-Use Reduction Requirements for Service Areas (NYSE:CWT)
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finance.yahoo.com - June 21 at 9:52 AM
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www.equities.com - June 4 at 11:38 AM
publicnow.com logoCal Water Celebrates Customers' Water-Saving Efforts at Customer Appreciation Day in Willows (NYSE:CWT)
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